Nominations Open for Education Research in Africa Award!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Nominations are open for "Education Research in Africa Award" to promote high quality education research, produced by African universities, research centers and research networks. The Award is organized by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the African Development Institute (ECAD) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), with financial support from the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC). The research works of candidates … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for AGAHI Awards 2018!

Deadline: 1 November 2018 Nominations are open for the AGAHI Awards 2018, an annual award series for journalists across Pakistan. These Awards provide a platform to celebrate and recognize the work of credible and dedicated journalists. AGAHI Awards were inaugurated in Pakistan for the very first time in March 2012; since then the awards have become an essence of several media development initiatives in Pakistan. The Awards are organized in collaboration with local and international media … [Read more...]

Graham Foundation: Call for Applications for 2019 Carter Manny Award

Deadline: 15 November 2018 The Graham Foundation is currently seeking applications for its 2019 Carter Manny Award to support dissertation research and writing by promising scholars whose projects have architecture as their primary concern and have the potential to shape contemporary discourse about architecture and impact the field. Projects may be drawn from the various fields of inquiry supported by the Graham Foundation: architectural history, theory, and criticism; design; engineering; … [Read more...]

JPMC: Seeking Applications for AdvancingCities Challenge 2018

Deadline: 30 November 2018 JPMorgan Chase & Co. ("JPMC") has launched the AdvancingCities Challenge 2018 (the “Challenge”) to provide local leaders with resources to improve the economic trajectory of their communities. The Challenge has three primary goals: Accelerate the progress of cities with a comprehensive understanding of the biggest challenges facing their communities; Drive collaboration between public, private, and not-for-profit actors to advance big ideas that tackle … [Read more...]

Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award: Inviting Non-profit Organisations around the World

Deadline: 16 November 2018 Nominations are open for “Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award”, a new global award which seeks to initiate or build on bold ideas that address an area of social need. Macquarie encourages non-profits to be imaginative in their thinking about the enduring outcomes they can achieve with this funding. The Award will be shared by approximately five organisations globally, with funding to be delivered over a period of five years. The Macquarie Group Foundation is the … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for Sankalp Awards 2018 in India!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applications are open for Sankalp Awards 2018 which is looking for impact driven and passionate social entrepreneurs. Awards brings together, supports and honors promising enterprises tackling some of these key development challenges. Rooted in an ethos to champion social change and transformation through the spirit of entrepreneurship, it is one of the most prestigious impact enterprise awards in the country. Since 2009, Sankalp Awards has recognized more than 450 … [Read more...]

Why applying for Awards and Prizes can be a Great Opportunity

Many international agencies announce calls for applications for awards and prizes regularly to recognize, honor and even provide financial support to NGOs, activists, social scientists and development practitioners for their exemplary work. However, many deserving organizations and individuals miss submitting their applications for these awards and prizes mostly because they fail to understand their relevance. The awards and prizes are not just awards and prizes! They contain an enormous value … [Read more...]

Submit Applications for 15 UNWTO Awards!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Applications are now open for the 15 UNWTO Awards to acknowledge the contribution of institutions – public, private or NGOs – to competitive and sustainable tourism development at the local, national, regional and international levels. The contribution of the awardees is in line with the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and the principles and Sustainable Development Goals. UNWTO will tentatively announce the awardees of the UNWTO Awards by middle of December 2018 … [Read more...]

Apply for International Prize “Women, Entrepreneurship and Digital”!

Deadline: 26 September 2018 Fondation la France has launched an International Prize “Women, Entrepreneurship and Digital” to support entrepreneurial projects run by women or women in the digital sector. It is intended for project developers in Africa, the Near and Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean (as defined by the Development Assistance Committee), and who are part of the local ecosystem of the inclusive and social economy. The goal of the Fondation la France is to promote … [Read more...]

2018 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize! Innovative Use of ICT in Education

Deadline: 31 October 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have launched a call for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, this year’s Prize will recognize projects and programmes that leverage innovative technologies to ensure education for excluded vulnerable groups. The … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for 2019 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year Award!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Nominations are open for 2019 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year Award which is offering exceptional young people who are making a difference in their communities a chance to win a Commonwealth Youth Award. The 2019 edition of the awards, which includes a cash grant and a trip to attend the awards ceremony in London next March, during Commonwealth Week. The awards have been running since 1985 and are delivered in partnership with the Commonwealth Youth Council and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize 2019!

Deadline: 25 October 2018 The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is currently seeking nominations for its 2019 Hilton Humanitarian Prize which is the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to nonprofit organizations judged to have made extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering. The Prize is not only intended to recognize and advance the efforts of the recipient organization, but also to call attention to the worldwide need for humanitarian aid and to encourage others … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Jeanne Marchig Animal Welfare Award!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Marchig Animal Welfare Trust is currently seeking applications from organisations or individual for its Jeanne Marchig Animal Welfare Award 2018, with an aim to promote and encourage practical work in preventing animal cruelty and the relief of animal suffering. Award Categories The development of an alternative method to the use of animals in experimental procedures and the practical implementation of such an alternative resulting in a significant … [Read more...]

Apply for Volvo Environment Prize 2019: Promoting Scientific Research & Innovations!

Deadline: 10 January 2019 Nominations are open for the Volvo Environment Prize 2019 that is awarded for: “Outstanding innovations or scientific discoveries, which in broad terms fall within the environmental field.” The Volvo Environment Prize is awarded by an independent foundation. A Scientific Committee does the initial screening and evaluation of candidates. The International Prize Jury, a group of internationally renowned scientists, makes the final selection of prize laureate. There are … [Read more...]

2018 AGFUND International Prize: Encouraging Innovation & Creativity in Human Development Work

Deadline: 30 November 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) International Prize with the aim of inciting and encouraging innovation and creativity in human development work. The Subject of the 2018 AGFUND Prize is “End of poverty in all its forms everywhere”. Prize Objectives Support the distinguished efforts aiming at the promotion and development of the concepts and dimensions of human development. Disseminate the successful project … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Tusk Conservation Awards 2019!

Deadline: 8 March 2019 The Tusk Conservation Awards have partnered with Investec Asset Management to give nominees a chance to celebrate extraordinary people, whose work and lives might otherwise go unnoticed outside their fields. The Tusk Conservation Awards were developed in 2013, in partnership with Investec Asset Management. The awards aim to shine a light on the incredible work of individual conservationists; to inspire, encourage and support their work, and the efforts of others across … [Read more...]

Apply for Energy Globe Award 2019 for Sustainability!

Deadline: 21 November 2018 Nominations are open for the world’s most prestigious award for sustainability- the Energy Globe Award 2019. The objective of the Energy Globe Award is to present successful sustainable projects to a global audience and to demonstrate that for many environmental problems feasible solutions already exist. Projects submitted from over 170 countries take part each year in the awards. Award Categories Earth Fire Water Air Youth Sustainable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICT for Mountain Development Award 2018!

Deadline: 30 November 2018 International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is currently seeking applications for its ICT for Mountain Development Award 2018 in order to recognize innovations in information and communications technology for Development (ICTD) that can help promote mountain development and environmental conservation. The award(s) will be announced on International Mountain Day (IMD), 11 December, 2018. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these … [Read more...]

2018 World of Difference Awards: Advancing Economic Empowerment of Women Worldwide

Deadline: 1 November 2018 The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) is seeking nominations for 2018 World of Difference Awards to recognize women, and men, whose efforts have advanced the economic empowerment of women locally, regionally or worldwide. Whether the candidate is working on a small scale in the developing world or making an impact at the topic of the world’s biggest businesses, whether your candidate is well known or an unsung heroine or hero, they want you to tell them the … [Read more...]

Soroptimist’s Live Your Dream Awards: Education and Training Awards for Women

Deadline: 15 November 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Soroptimist’s Live Your Dream Awards that assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. Live Your Dream Awards recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare, tuition and transportation. This unique … [Read more...]

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